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NOW HIRING FOR THE 2021 SEASON

Laurel Glen Farm is looking for highly motivated, fast-paced individuals to work for the 2021 season (and potentially beyond!). Ideal candidates are interested in agriculture, sustainability, and supporting the local economy, and they’re dedicated to hard work.

Below is a list of vacant positions for the 2021 season. To apply, the candidate must submit an application on their own behalf through the Google Form linked below.

 

Please note that we will be collecting applications through September 5, 2021. If we decide to move forward with the hiring process, we will contact applicants after that.

 

Also note that we are seeking candidates whose availability allows them to commit to the entire time period of work.

Questions can be directed to Victoria and Randy at laurelglenfarm@gmail.com.

Job Position: Store Associate
Hours: Seasonal Part Time

  • Approximately 20 hours per week

  • Anticipated start date: Thursday, September 16, 2021

  • Anticipated end date: Friday, November 5, 2021

  • Flexibility of morning/afternoon scheduling; Anywhere from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Monday – Friday availability; candidate would work some or most of those days 

  • Scheduling can be determined based on candidate's availability

  • Reduction of hours as season concludes
     

Pay: $13/hour to start

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist customers with shopping, checkout, and pickup, providing guidance about vegetables and cooking as needed

  • Complete tasks including lifting crates, restocking displays, washing and stocking produce, and organizing vegetables in storage

  • Accept assignment of tasks by farm managers

  • Work independently for the majority of the day, taking initiative as needed

  • Communicate with farm managers regarding completion of tasks and farm conditions
     

Job Qualifications:

  • CT Driver’s License

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. consistently

  • Ability to work in various weather conditions (ie. sun/cold/rain exposure)

  • Ability to count money and make correct change

  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently, and positively as a member of a team

  • Must have considerable knowledge about vegetables and cooking in order to assist customers

Job Position: Farmer’s Market Associate
Hours: Seasonal Part Time

  • Approximately 10 hours per week

  • Anticipated start date: Friday, September 3, 2021

  • Anticipated end date: Saturday, October 30, 2021

  • Friday and Saturday availability; ideal candidate would be able to work both markets

  • Friday from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. and/or Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
     

Pay: $13/hour to start
 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive a truck to the market site; set up tables, tents, and displays independently; unload and load produce onto truck; communicate effectively with market coordinators and customers

  • Assist customers with shopping and checkout, providing guidance about vegetables and cooking as needed

  • Work independently for the entirety of the market timeframe, taking initiative as necessary

  • Communicate with farm owners regarding market experiences
     

Job Qualifications:

  • CT Driver’s License

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. consistently

  • Ability to work in various weather conditions (ie. sun/cold/rain exposure)

  • Ability to count money, make correct change, and record sales honestly

  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently, and positively as a member of a team

  • Must have considerable knowledge about vegetables and cooking in order to assist customers